'Council is buying votes'

18 September 2015 - 02:21
By Olebogeng Molatlhwa

Thousands of Joburgers who together owe the city millions in unpaid electricity bills look likely to be let off the hook because the ANC is afraid of losing their votes in next year's municipal elections. The mayoral committee on the environment, infrastructure and services has been told in a document that The Times has seen that City Power has failed to collect R985-million in electricity payment arrears but "the City of Johannesburg is taking a cautionary approach to arrears recovery so as not...

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